Arabic edit

Etymology edit

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of ⁧عَقْل(ʕaql, reason, intellect) +‎ ⁧ـِيّ(-iyy).

Adjective edit

عَقْلِيّ (ʕaqliyy) (feminineعَقْلِيَّة(ʕaqliyya), masculine pluralعَقْلِيُّونَ(ʕaqliyyūna), feminine pluralعَقْلِيَّات(ʕaqliyyāt))

  1. mental, intellectual
  2. philosophical
  3. prudent

Declension edit

Descendants edit

  • Maltese: għaqli
  • Malay: ahli
  • Ottoman Turkish: ⁧عقلی(akli)

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